3700 Appling Rd
Memphis, TN 38133
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Appling Middle School serves 713 students in grades 6-8.
Appling Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Appling Middle School's student population of 713 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
713 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Appling Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Appling Middle School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#260 out of 1705 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
23%
22%
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White
65%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.53
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 713 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 30%)

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